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Outdoor Ceremony or Outdoor Reception?

Lynnie, on June 4, 2019 at 11:43 AM Posted in Planning 0 169
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If one part of your wedding had to be outside, which is more your style - an outdoor ceremony or an outdoor reception?


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  • Danielle
    Master June 2019
    Danielle ·
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    Outdoor ceremony and indoor reception. We are having a summer wedding, so it will be hot. That is why we want the short but sweet picturesque outdoor ceremony, then indoors in the AC for the reception so everyone can cool off and enjoy themselves.

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  • Meghan
    Master October 2019
    Meghan ·
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    Both. We are getting married in the fall in the mountains. So the weather will be perfect and the scenery even better.

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  • Kelsey
    VIP September 2020
    Kelsey ·
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    All indoor. I don't trust mother nature. Plus I have bad allergies no matter what time of year it is and sun burn easily

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  • Nykole
    Expert October 2019
    Nykole ·
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    Outdoor ceremony and indoor reception is the plan so far. Hopefully the weather cooperates!
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  • Angerra
    VIP August 2019
    Angerra ·
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    If I had to choose, I would prefer an outdoor ceremony. However, I don't want to worry about the weather so our ceremony and reception are both inside.
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  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
    Caytlyn ·
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    We're hoping for an outdoor ceremony and indoor reception.

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  • K
    Dedicated June 2020
    Kellie ·
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    Ceremony itself will be outside. Reception in doors.
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  • Becca
    Super August 2019
    Becca ·
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    Outdoor ceremony and an indoor reception is what we are doing. It's a lot less stressful planning an indoor reception without having weather in the back of your head
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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    I always wanted an outdoor ceremony and outdoor cocktail hour followed by an indoor reception and that is what I am having
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  • Cierra
    Savvy June 2019
    Cierra ·
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    We are having an outdoor ceremony and an indoor reception. Although i love the outdoor reception idea!
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  • Diana
    VIP December 2019
    Diana ·
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    Neither!! We’re getting married in December and it’s going to be cold.
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  • Future Mrs. K
    VIP June 2019
    Future Mrs. K ·
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    We are having an outdoor ceremony and indoor reception.

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  • R
    August 2020
    Racheal ·
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    All indoors because it being in august
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  • Rebecca
    Savvy October 2020
    Rebecca ·
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    We are doing outdoor ceremony and indoor reception. But some of the dancing will be outdoors!!
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  • Jodie
    Expert August 2020
    Jodie ·
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    We're doing outdoor for both. We have a contingency plan if the weather isn't completely cooperative which is basically just big banquet tents for the reception, but rain or shine I'm getting married outside. I'm a nature lover and very laid back so I really don't care what the weather is doing as long as my FH is waiting at the end of the aisle for me on our wedding day.
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  • Brianna N
    Super October 2019
    Brianna N ·
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    All indoors! I love the idea of an outdoor wedding, but between rentals and all that other stuff indoor was easier! Plus, I don't trust mother nature, if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all Smiley atonished Smiley laugh

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  • Larisa
    Devoted July 2019
    Larisa ·
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    We’re doing outdoor ceremony and indoor reception. It’s a summer wedding but it’s in the late evening so it shouldn’t be too too hot.
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  • NextChapterReady
    Super October 2019
    NextChapterReady ·
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    Indoor everything! I'm too much of a control freak to have to have a plan b for the actual venue haha

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  • Jessica
    VIP October 2019
    Jessica ·
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    I never wanted outdoor either, but I'm having outdoor both. If I could choose though I'd rather have outdoor ceremony and indoor reception.
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  • Tania
    Just Said Yes January 2020
    Tania ·
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    Outdoor ceremony, and maybe the reception as well

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